Greer Student Visa Attorney
Dedicated Immigration Law Representation
Many categories of visas exist to accommodate the various purposes foreign nationals might have in wishing to enter the United States. Among these categories are visas for students wishing to pursue academic or vocational programs at U.S. institutions. Each visa category has specific rules and requirements that must be followed in order for the applicant to be approved and to be allowed to stay through the term of his or her visa. In addition, U.S. consulates and embassies abroad may have various policies and regulations as well for individuals who wish to apply for a U.S. student visa.
Due to the varying rules and regulations in the visa application process, it is recommended that you seek professional guidance from an attorney experienced in immigration law. At Colón Law Firm, you can rely on our Greer student visa lawyer for effective legal support throughout this process. Our firm is dedicated to immigration law; we work daily within the confines of United States immigration law, rules, and procedure. As a result, we are extremely adept in helping you pursue your immigration objectives.
Student Visa Categories & Requirements
Requirements for obtaining an academic student visa (F visa) include:
- Acceptance into a school approved by the USCIS (U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services)
- Enrollment in a full-time academic program
- Financial support during your stay
- A continuing legal foreign residency
- English-speaking ability or enrollment in a program to learn English
Different requirements exist for those seeking an M visa for vocational or nonacademic studies. You are not allowed to work in the U.S. with an M visa.
Requirements for this visa include:
- Enrollment in a full course of study
- Financial means to pay for tuition and living expenses
You will need to apply for admission as an M student visa holder through the school you wish to attend. Once eligible through your school, you will generally apply for the visa at the U.S. embassy or consulate in your country.
Focused & Caring Legal Support for Students
Student visa applications require many types of documentation. The application process can be complicated, which is why it is important to have professional legal guidance on your side. Our Greer immigration attorney provides experienced and attentive support to help you pursue your educational goals in the United States.